The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 99 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 1.44% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.90% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 9
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +103.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £47,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £31,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1372 1314 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.18% 75.78% 71.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1087 911
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
West Midlands

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 5 (29.41%) Informatics
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) TSYS
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
5 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
5 2 (11.76%) Capita
5 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.76%) RPG
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SAP CO
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (5.88%) CIMA
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) AS400
6 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
1 5 (29.41%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) TSYS
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) Trayport
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft